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[swees] /swis/
French name of Switzerland. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Suisse with sugar, and prolong the sweet dreaming while you may.

    The Feasts of Autolycus

    Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • The man is not a Suisse, nor a concierge, nor actually a porter.

    The Thirteen Honore de Balzac
  • Above all, such was the opinion of the Suisse who renewed with growing assurance his affirmations of a few moments before.

    Monsieur Lecoq, v.1 Emile Gaboriau
  • The Suisse seemed very vexed at this rebuff; and Lecoq was presenting his excuses, when another voice was heard exclaiming.

    Monsieur Lecoq, v.1 Emile Gaboriau
  • Up comes the Suisse, and shaking the back of his chair, tries to jerk him out of it.

    The Churches of Paris S. Sophia Beale
  • Look at the gaunt "Suisse," with his cocked-hat kept on in church, with his sword and spear.

  • But the Suisse had already gone to rap gently at one of the doors opening into the hall.

    Monsieur Lecoq, v.1 Emile Gaboriau
  • I could hear the Suisse's staff in the south aisle, preceding Monseigneur C—— to the sacristy.

    The King in Yellow Robert W. Chambers
  • I didn't see either a Suisse or Garde-Noble, but they may have been following at a distance.

    Italian Letters of a Diplomat's Life

    Mary Alsop King Waddington
British Dictionary definitions for Suisse


the French name for Switzerland
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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